Mercedes Benz New Models And Enhanced Specification For 2006

  • New entry-level C-Class Sports Coupe for under £20,000
  • New CLS 320 CDI announced in response to customer demand
  • New mid-range SLK 280 V6
  • New V6 petrol and diesel power for the C-Class and E-Class
  • New C 280 and E 280 V6 petrol models introduced
  • M-Class finance deal keeps luxury off-roading affordable

As part of the second product offensive and drive towards unparalleled quality, Mercedes Benz announces a number of significant additions to its range. These latest models feature an exciting SPORT Edition for the C-Class range, a new V6 engine for the award winning SLK-Class Roadster and acclaimed new diesel power for the C-Class and E-Class.

These new engines will see diesel power introduced into the groundbreaking CLS-Class range for the first time, providing the ultimate package of saloon practicality, coupé looks and diesel economy mated to advanced diesel power.

New C-Class SPORT Edition - the sporting choice for C-Class

Mercedes Benz announces a new specification alongside the traditional Classic, Classic SE, Elegance SE and Avantgarde SE trim levels within the new generation C-Class range. The new ‘SPORT Edition’ trim adds a number of exclusive performance, interior and exterior parts along with AMG bodystyling, creating a particularly sporty package.

The appointment, costing £1830, combines sure-footed handling with improved levels of grip through larger tyres and sports tuned suspension. Inside, exclusive sports equipment is added for a more direct and sporty drive than standard specification.

This additional sporting specification is available across the C-Class body styles - Saloon, Estate and Sports Coupe - apart from the C 55 AMG. Included in the high value SPORT Edition package is:

  • AMG bodystyling
  • Rear spoiler (Saloon only)
  • Silver front grille
  • 17in Alloy wheels – 6-spoke design
  • Lowered sports suspension
  • Aluminium interior trim
  • Colour coded door handles
  • SPORT Edition’ badging
  • Floor mats with ‘SPORT Edition’ badging
  • Leather trimmed aluminium sports gearshift
  • Metallic paint – Diamond Black and Iridium Silver only
  • Enhanced instrument cluster
  • Multi-functional leather three-spoke sports steering wheel
  • Pedals with stainless steel inserts
  • Stainless steel tailpipe (petrol engines only)
  • Sports seats

    The SPORT Edition C-Class is available to order now.

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    Published 15 June 2005 Melanie Carter
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